Bug#478233: xbase-clients: xmodmap saturates memory
severity 478233 normal
tag 478233 moreinfo
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 10:12:14 +0000, s.ancelot wrote:
> Package: xbase-clients
> Version: 1:7.1.ds1-2
> Severity: critical
> Justification: breaks the whole system
This is probably a joke...
> For unknown reason consecutive calls to xmodmap with a file arguement
> causes the system memory to grow.
> Making a loop program in a shell to call xmodmap will perform an out of memory
> of the system.
Don't do that then?
> looks like xmodmap has got leak memory problem ...
xmodmap dies after its invocation, so its memory is freed. The problem
you experience is somewhere else, but as you provide absolutely no clue
how to reproduce it there's not much we can do.
Please try to describe precisely how you reproduce this, and provide
your full X log and config.